Archive of posts tagged "washington"

Hiking in Mount Baker Snoqualmie National Forest


Wednesday, September 9th, 2015 — 2:14pm PDT
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It’s one thing to spend your life looking over at an active glaciated andesitic stratovolcano and it’s another to actually hike at its base. Mount Baker, visible from Vancouver on any sunny day, is located in Washington State and is a part of the Cascade Volcanic Arc in the North Cascades. It’s easy to get […]

Making Soap at Otion Soap in Bellingham


Monday, September 7th, 2015 — 2:44pm PDT
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I’m really not good at being creative or artsy. If you hand me a paintbrush dipped in the most gorgeous, luscious colours and tell me to paint anything my heart desires I’ll totally choke and end up producing a weak attempt at a smiley face. My latest attempt at being creative was at Otion Soap […]

Kayaking on Bellingham Bay


Monday, September 7th, 2015 — 1:14pm PDT
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The Salish Sea connects us all here in the Pacific Northwest, from Powell River to Seattle, Victoria to Bellingham and I love exploring opportunities that get me out on the water, whether it’s on a paddle board, a whale watching tour, and especially in a kayak. I recently had the pleasure of paddling on the […]

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 2015


Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 — 2:14pm PDT
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The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival returns April 1st to April 30th in Washington State, in the La Conner and Mount Vernon area, just a quick drive from the border. Our photos from Tulip Town, 2011 During your visit, you can drive to various tulip, daffodil and iris fields and events or do a cycling tour. […]

Spa at the Four Seasons Seattle: My Oxygen Facial


Wednesday, February 25th, 2015 — 10:14am PDT
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After our heavily caffeinated drive from Vancouver to Seattle, and after quickly taking in our room’s stunning 10th floor ocean-front view as the light change across the Pacific Northwest sky, Rebecca and I were quickly whisked downstairs to the hotel spa for some much needed rest and relaxation. A girls getaway isn’t complete and without […]

Photos of Mount Baker From Vancouver


Monday, February 23rd, 2015 — 10:44am PDT
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“Baker looks amazing today,” you might overhear a local casually proclaim. “Baker” being Mount Baker, which is located just south of the border about 50km east of Bellingham, Washington. It is an active volcano in America’s the North Cascades range and is the second most heavily glaciated volcano in that range, next to Mount Rainier. […]